Firefighters thankfully didn't have a fire to extinguish after one was reported in southeast Emporia Tuesday morning.
State lawmakers were anticipating a budget shortfall for the current fiscal year. That gap, though, is now larger than expected after state officials released their latest financial forecast late Monday.
A wide variety of items are on the agenda for the Emporia School Board when it meets Wednesday night. The agenda has just one item for a special meeting at noon Friday.
Several area school districts have meetings coming Wednesday night. Two districts have long-range planning goals up for discussion.
Power was out for several hours across parts of the KVOE listening area, and several major population centers in the area -- including Emporia -- were affected.
All Veterans Tribute events continued Monday night with the opening of a new exhibit and a chili/movie night.
The Flint Hills Technical College Board of Trustees on Monday passed a measure formally stating its intent to use a building purchased earlier this year for a new welding program.
The fight over gay marriage in Kansas continues.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has filed an order temporarily blocking same-sex marriage at the request of Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt.